Master's Development and Rural Innovation

The master's Development and Rural Innovation is a two-year MSc programme. It is the international social sciences programme for students with a technical, life science or relevant management background with an interest in international development and beta/gamma integration. You will become a professional who is able to deal with knowledge processes in dynamic contexts.

What is unique about this master's?

  • This master's is a perfect match for students with a technical, life science or management background.
  • Focuses on current themes such as climate change, sustainable agriculture, disaster management, migration, health, food security and natural resource management.
  • Prepares you to become a multidisciplinary professional.

Programme Development and Rural Innovation

On the Programme of Development and Rural Innovation page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships. To know for sure if this programme meets your ambitions, you can compare Development and Rural Innovation to other master's programmes.

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

The MSc Development and Rural Innovation combines developing issues we encounter in the Amazon rainforest nowadays
Former Student Matias Perez Ojeda del Arco – Peru

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Development and Rural Innovation? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.

Meet us

Get into personal contact with one of the representatives of Wageningen University & Research. Learn more about all the possibilities.

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